box wrench

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n box wrench a wrench with a closed loop (a socket) that fits over a nut or bolt head
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Usage

In literature:

The detective wrenched the cover from the box of Reginald Maltravers.
"The Cruise of the Jasper B." by Don Marquis
He reached in, seized one of a dozen little boxes, and wrenched off the cover.
"The Adventures of Jimmie Dale" by Frank L. Packard
But when I reached her, I only got a wrench out of the tool-box and yanked open the hood to see what ailed the motor.
"The Range Dwellers" by B. M. Bower
In the tool-box by the drum he found an old monkey-wrench and a short bar of iron, also a coil of fairly new Manila rope.
"Dutch Courage and Other Stories" by Jack London
In the tool-box by the drum he found an old monkey-wrench and a short bar of iron, also a coil of fairly new Manila rope.
"Stories of Ships and the Sea" by Jack London
They were at the end of the hall passage when the door closed, and Wrench shot out from somewhere like a Jack from its box.
"Glyn Severn's Schooldays" by George Manville Fenn
Then the box was wrenched from her grasp by a wave, and with a wild shriek she sank again.
"Ungava" by R.M. Ballantyne
If not, your box will be decently opened instead of having the lock broken or the hinges wrenched off.
"Faces and Places" by Henry William Lucy
Orme slipped a heavy wrench into his pocket and closed the kit-box.
"The Girl and The Bill" by Bannister Merwin
Backing out and closing the door, he found a wrench in the tool-box and began fumbling about the engine.
"Jim Spurling, Fisherman" by Albert Walter Tolman
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In news:

We got box wrenches, screwdrivers (easy) and bottle opener (of course), but missed "nail puller, scraper and pry ends".
Natalie Taylor kept us in stitches (and near a box of tissues), with her hilarious yet gut-wrenching memoir, Signs of Life, last month.
They're wonderfully simple bikes, and they go together with 7, 13, 14, 15 box wrenches , a 4, 5, 6, a pedal wrench and a Phillips.
This 14-piece kit contains a variety of safety hex wrenches commonly used in energized circuit environments such as at panel boxes or in battery rooms.
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